The swallows of summers depicts two swallows in flight. It is a hand painted linocut, printed on a hand press with finishing details in water based drawing inks. The background shows a bright blue sky and white clouds and the two swallows are deep blue and brown, with a dash of red on their faces.
It is signed and titled in pencil by the artist.
The print is supplied in a textured cream mount.
It is a variable edition; every hand painted print is unique.
Mount size: to fit a frame measuring 8 by 8 inches.
Printed on Fabriano paper using water based inks.
Colour fixed using a waterbased craft spray.
The colour may vary slightly from the image.
Proseprints retain all reproduction rights and copyrights.
Sale of this print does not transfer the copyright.
Posted in protective packaging.
We use the Royal Mail and post prints using 1st class, signed for.
We use air mail for shipping abroad.
I was inspired by the beauty and grace of swallows in flight and the poem by Ted Hughes - 'Work and Play' which begins 'The swallow of summer, she toils all the summer, A blue-dark knot of glittering voltage, A whiplash swimmer, a fish of the air.
The poem compares the swallows work and play to that of humans.
25% of the cost of this print is being donated to Libraries Unlimited to purchase children's poetry books. Libraries Unlimited is an independent charity, established in April 2016, which runs libraries across Devon and Torbay. They believe in the unlimited potential of library services to make a positive difference to people’s lives and communities through a shared love of reading and access to high quality information and facilities. For further information on the charity, please visit www.librariesunlimited.org.uk
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